Trip Planning

Trip planning really means food planning to us. When you're mapping out your route, turn to Chowhounds to help mark the best spots to stop for every meal (plus a few snacks and drinks in between).

Why You Should Always Take a Food Tour When You Travel

Making plans to travel may include things like buying airline tickets, making sure you have your passport, and booking a table at that restaurant everyone Instagrams. However, there is something else...

Italy to lift travel restrictions: who is willing to travel this summer?

by damiano 20 days ago

Italy is opening its borders for non-Italian tourists in two weeks time. Who is willing to travel to Italy, and if so, how are you planning to do this? For me, living in Northern Europe, Italy i...

Sicily Wants To Lure Tourists By Helping Pay For Flights And Hotels Post-Lockdown

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

Sicily’s original scheme, baptized "Empty for Full," would launch once Italy reopens its borders. Vouchers for discounted flights, hotels and free museum tickets will be made available via the isla...

I Miss Van

by kaleokahu 28 days ago

Just a shout out from a NW WA fan of Van. I'm hurtin' with longing for my favorite places, and despair they they may not not outlast the virus. I am poorer for being away. Someone order a takeou...

Turtle Kraals - Key West

by mikeyewing 17 days ago

Hello, Does anyone have, or know where to find the drink menu for Turtle Kraals in Key West? Thanks

Spring trip to coastal Maine...

by gutreactions 2 years ago

Prepping for our return to Maine late in May. We stay in Kennebunkport and travel out from there. What new and interesting culinary news can you share with us? Our travel map ranges from mid-Coast ...

SHORT PUMP? Or Richmond for one night?

by erica 1 month ago

FINALLY coming north this week. Booked Hilton inn Short Pump mainly due to location near (one of) Peter Chang and Viet places? Worth the short detour off 95? And if so, where do go for take out c...

Dockside Restaurants

by Brawny 26 days ago

Looking for great dockside restaurants from Tarpon Springs to Sarasota. All suggestions welcomed since we will not be traveling until October 2020!!

Where to Eat near I-95

by dcbbq 5 months ago

Ten years ago there were a number of discussions about non-chain places to eat close enough to I-95 to be realistic options. There have been few discussions since then, even though I-95 is as crow...

Sushi Geek Forum

by mikey8811 1 month ago

What happened to the Sushi Geek forum? It made for good instructive and info gathering reading but seems to have bitten the dust. It was pretty popular. Does anyone know what happened?

First Meal Out Post Covid

by Dagney 1 month ago

Where will your first meal out be, post covid and what are your "traditions?" My choices: For casual, Taqueria las Mulas, Que Tortas, the Alpine Pub, Souplantation (fight me), or Yakitori Yak...

Takeout Sandwiches in Toronto

by prima 2 years ago

The old thread doesn't allow the list of establishments to be created. Lately, I've been taking sandwiches from B Espresso Bar (in the Royal Conservatory), Sud Forno (new Yonge location), Forno C...

Recommendations for First Night

by MissMarleygirl 3 months ago

We are staying near St. Paul metro. I know, bad choice, but we're stuck with it. We will be getting into town late in the day on a Sunday in April. We need a place for dinner that is fairly clos...

Sicily trip report (January 2020) (Siracusa, Agrigento, Palermo)

by synecdochehk 2 months ago

Thanks to the many helpful posters here, I had a fantastic food trip in Sicily in early January 2020. Whilst I did not take detailed notes in most places, below are some of my general impressions o...

How is everyone, how is dining scene?

by TrishUntrapped 3 months ago

Thinking of all our Chowhound amis in Paris. Hope all is well. Also, just wondering what the dining scene is like these days in light of the Coronavirus. I know a lot of people are canceling their ...

Ideas for food-related 3 month sabbatical

by Belkisw 2 months ago

After seven long years in my current job, my employer is giving me a 3-month paid sabbatical that I plan to take next year. I am someone who loves to cook but has never tried to work in a restauran...

Taking a winter trip to The Beltway...

by gutreactions 2 years ago

It is actually one of several trips we take each year to D.C. and environs to catch up with friends, family, cultural sites. While we have favorite dining spots in the area, what's new and interest...

Palm Beach County

by dcbbq 4 months ago

I just started a search of "Palm Beach" and the first thing that came up was 12 years old. I scrolled down and saw nothing newer than 8 years, so let's start something new: what's new? As alway...

Trad + Splurge Meal Options in Paris

by JonMcIntosh 4 months ago

Hi everyone! Brand new to the forum here, but love reading the advice doled out by many local experts. My wife and I are headed to Paris for the first time for a short 3 day/3 night trip, sta...

In this perilous time

PH Rodgers
by PH Rodgers 3 months ago

All of us who love Italy, the Italian people and the Italian food culture should take a moment to think about our friends in family restaurant businesses there who are confronting a near existentia...

Sicily From Catania To Palermo... Need Suggestions

by erica 3 months ago

I am planning a trip in May, flying to Catania (how many nights there..three??); moving on to Ragusa for about four nights making day trips. Hoping to rent the car there if possible. And then (?)...